Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medical Transcriptionist is $17.80
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Transcriptionists?
An early career Medical Transcriptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.00 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Medical Transcriptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.25 based on 5 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Medical Transcriptionists Do?
A medical transcriptionist transfers codes from doctor’s notes, in order to include the treatments and diagnoses in a document or a computerized database. Some of the work will involve listening to a recording from a medical professional and converting it into speech. It is important to be able to use analytical and listening skills, in order to interpret sentences that involve medical terminology into medical codes.
The transcriptionist may also make abstracts and summaries from patient …Read more